New data suggests that four in 10 retailers are ineffective at using customer data to improve performance.
Etsy will begin monetizing its sellers' presence in brick-and-mortar stores starting next week. After two years in beta, Etsy Wholesale will officially launch August 5.
Birchbox opened its first brick-and-mortar retail location in New York City earlier this month, but its new store is just as much about improving its online experience as attracting offline customers.
Online apparel rental site Rent the Runway is now looking to compete in the fast-fashion market with retailers such as H&M and Forever 21.
It looks like Facebook is not the only social network targeting e-commerce. Twitter announced that is acquiring payments infrastructure start-up CardSpring. Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
In a move to encourage more e-commerce on its platform, Facebook announced it is testing a "buy" button. The company said the button is designed to help businesses drive sales through Facebook in News Feed and on Pages.
Social shopping site Higgle aims to blend social media and e-commerce with dynamic pricing for a new kind of retail experience. The online marketplace made its debut this week after six months of beta testing.
As Amazon continues to expand into new markets, retailers struggle to compete with the digital giant. Now a new tool from Savings.com may give them a much needed boost.
Nordstrom is looking to purchase Chicago-startup Trunk Club, a personal styling service for men.
EBay and international auction house Sotheby's announced a new partnership to stream Sotheby's sales worldwide on the Web. Soon consumers will be able to buy antiques and fine pieces through the popular e-tailer.